Last edited 23 Jun 2017

Conservation articles and news

IHBC President contributes to RIBA publication - Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking


Described as ‘invaluable for anyone involved in planning, creating or changing places’, it includes a contribution from IHBC President David McDonald on the historic environment.

IHBC Members with benefits

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£10 off for IHBC members at RTPI NE on ‘Heritage Matters’, in Newcastle, 5 July at which IHBC North Branch Chair Jules Brown will speak on ‘Conservation Areas: 50 and beyond’.

IHBC opportunities spotlight

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Innovate UK seeks applications for £5m for innovation in ‘infrastructure systems for a better world’ – opens 10 July 2017.

Nominations open for third Scottish Heritage Angels Awards 2017

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The Awards aim to find those groups and individuals who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation’s historic environment.

Lichfields publishes latest research into rural tourism

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Lichfields’ most recent insight ‘Rural estates: economic benefits of rural tourism’, details findings underpinning the case that ‘Planning is key to unlock the value in rural estates’.

National Trust scoops a special recognition award

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On 17 May the National Trust (NT) was awarded a one-off Special Recognition Award at the prestigious Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence.

Campaigners win right to appeal Lancashire fracking decision

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Campaigners have been granted permission to appeal against the decision to allow fracking in Lancashire.

Grosvenor unveils £500m plans for 12 acres in Bermondsey

Building reports that Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has unveiled its £500m masterplan for 1,500 new rental homes in Bermondsey in South East London.

Titanic Belfast and Odyssey expansion plans

Titanic Belfast and the Odyssey Pavilion are both set to undergo fresh expansion according to new plans reported on by the Belfast Telegraph.